Collège Aliénor d’Aquitaine &

Simon Balle School

Projet Brantôme – Hertford Project

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Typical programme:

Day 1:     Travel to Brantôme by air and coach

                Reception at the school and meet the partners

Day 2:    French market and baguette competition

               Reception at Town Hall

               Experience French school lessons

Days 3 & 4: Weekend with host families

Spécialités de la région

Day 5:     Futuroscope theme park

Day 6:    Accrobranche & Lascaux caves







Lascaux Caves




Day 7:     Farewell and return to UK





Typical return visit: 

March / April 

Their blog

Day 1:     Arrival


Day 2:    Hertford town trail, Cream Teas at Hertford Museum, Pilgrims Trail at St Albans Abbey and time to explore the town centre


Days 3 & 4: With host families


Day 5:    The Tower of London, Thames boat ride, Westminster, London Eye flight, St. James Park, Trafalgar Square and time to explore Covent Garden Market


Day 6:    The Natural History Museum and Bowling with UK partners 


Day 7:    Experience of UK school - registration and lesson - departure



Return visit of French partners: 


Brantôme students making friends with the lions at Trafalgar Square

SBS students with their French partners at Stevenage bowling centre